Istancool 2011
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The global British cultural diplomacy brand Liberatum and Turkish creative agency Istanbul’74 in association with AnOther Magazine will host the second edition of the prestigious art, design, fashion, film, music, literature and architecture festival ISTANCOOL from 27-29 May 2011. The festival founder and artistic director, Pablo Ganguli is collaborating with Demet Muftuoglu again who is the creative head of the festival in Turkey. The festival’s main sponsor for this year’s programme is VAKKO.

Once again, ISTANCOOL will feature leading cultural personalities from Turkey and other parts of the world. Participants this year include Terry Gilliam, Reha Erdem, Tilda Swinton, Riccardo Tisci, Dan Colen, Venice Film Festival director Marco Mueller, Nurgul Yesilcay, Courtney Love, Sophie Calle, Murathan Mungan, Ryan McGinley, Haider Ackermann, Michael Stipe, Serra Yilmaz, Jefferson Hack, Sam Taylor-Wood and Kirsten Dunst among many others. The artistic programme will aim to captivate and open minds.

The inaugural edition of ISTANCOOL created by Liberatum and held in partnership with Istanbul’74 was a significant and important cultural diplomacy summit in Istanbul. It took place in July 2010 to celebrate Istanbul’s status as the 2010 European Capital of Culture. The inaugural festival featured Zaha Hadid, Nobel Laureate Sir VS Naipaul, Hanif Kureishi, Gore Vidal, Franca Sozzani, Elif Shafak, Terence Koh, Jefferson Hack, Stephen Frears, Taner Ceylan, Daphne Guinness, Lily Cole, Philip Treacy, Bernard-Henri Levy, Leyla Umar and Michael Nyman – to name but a few participants.

ISTANCOOL is a fascinating and unique cultural experience bringing together some of the world’s most talented writers, designers, editors, actors, poets, filmmakers, dancers and musicians to the city of Istanbul. The festival is committed to creating a dynamic arts diplomacy programme in the world and forging greater cultural relations between Turkey and the international artistic community.

ISTANCOOL 2011 is supported by:
Istanbul EDITION - Official Hotel Sponsor; Pegasus Airlines – Official Airline Sponsor; Ministry of Tourism & Culture – Silver Sponsor; Municipality of Istanbul Support; Vakko Fashion Centre, Pera Museum, Tophane-i Amire – Venue Partners; Hallas, Selamlique, Ultra RPM – Festival Supporters; Bravoistanbul – Design Partner; Promat – Print Partner; NTV - TV Partner; Audi – Car Partner; Toles Event and Congress – Logistics Partner; www.boomad.net – Digital Media Partner; 28 Black – Drinks Partner; Prime Class – CIP Service; Munferit, Karakoy Baikci – Catering Partners; Bocek Yarim – Film Partner.

Note to editors:

For further information on ISTANCOOL and the festival artistic programme and participants, please contact: Liberatum office@liberatum.org Istanbul’74  office@istanbul74.com

UK/International Press enquiries: Meena Khera meena@meenakhera.com +44 7834 538 190
Jacqui Soliman at jacqui@meenakhera.com +44 7885 450 569

US Press enquiries: Kate Schelter   kate@kateschelter.com +1 323 868 1960

Turkish Press enquiries: Serap Engin  serap@srpistanbul.com +90 532 271 81 81
Zeynep Sungur  zeynep@srpistanbul.com +90 534 826 47 00


ISTANCOOL PROGRAMME – SEE BELOW. For further information, please contact us at office@liberatum.org

ISTANCOOL ON FACEBOOK www.facebook.com/Istancool

ISTANCOOL ON TWITTER  www.twitter.com/IstancoolFest


Programme

LIBERATUM and ISTANBUL’74
with AnOther Magazine present

I     S      T      A      N      C      O      O    L
Istanbul International Festival of Culture
27-29 May 2011, Istanbul, Turkey
www.liberatum.org.uk
www.istancool.com.tr
www.istanbul74.com

FESTIVAL PROGRAMME
ADMISSION IS FREE. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

Friday 27 May 2011
Vakko Fashion Centre

12:30pm Festival Opening and Welcome

1pm
– Conversations with the Maestro
Terry Gilliam discusses his filmmaking
adventures with Alphan Eseli

2pm Cinema in the Age of Marketing
Marco Mueller, Kirsten Dunst and Nurgul Yesilcay
What does Contemporary Cinema Tell Us About The World Today

3pm Fables of Turkey
Murat Daltaban and Hakan Gunday
The Impact of Turkish Literature on Theatre

3pm Haider Ackermann Workshop

4pm Q&A – Tilda Swinton with Serra Yilmaz

5pm Io Sono L’Amore – Film Screening

Pera Museum

5pm Talented Mr. Ripley – Film Screening

7pm The Adventures of Baron Munchausen – Film Screening
Saturday 28 May 2011
Pera Museum

1pm The New Audi A6 presents ‘Collapse into Now’ film project
Michael Stipe, Sophie Calle, Sam Taylor-Wood. Chaired by Jefferson Hack
A series of short films made by artists including Sam Taylor-Wood and Sophie Calle to accompany each of the songs on R.E.M’s most recent album

2pm Culture of The Young
Dan Colen and Ryan McGinley
Street Art and Its Effect on Counter Culture

3pm The English Director
Sam Taylor-Wood presents ‘The English Patient’. Directed by Anthony Minghella

Sunday 29 May 2011

Tophane-i Amire Culture and Arts Centre

1pm Sophie’s World
A Talk with Sophie Calle

2pm Love and Revolt
Reha Erdem with Firat Yucel
The Cinema of Reha Erdem

3pm Artists Vs Brands
Courtney Love
The Artist as A Brand

4pm Voices of Hope
Amnesty International – Readings

5pm Murathan Mungan interviewed by Mumammer Brav

Pera Museum

2pm Q&A – Terry Gilliam
2pm Thomas Dozol Workshop

2.30pm The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus – Film Screening

5pm 12 Monkeys – Film Screening

Programme (Turkish)

LIBERATUM ve ISTANBUL’74
AnOther
Magazine ile sunar:

I     S      T      A      N      C      O      O    L
Istanbul International Festival of Culture
27-29 Mayıs 2011, İstanbul
www.liberatum.org.uk
www.istancool.com.tr
www.istanbul74.com

FESTİVAL PROGRAMI
HALKA AÇIK, ÜCRETSİZ FESTİVAL

27 Mayıs 2011, Cuma
Vakko Moda Merkezi

12:30 Festival Açılışı ve Karşılama

13:00 Maestro ile Sohbet
Terry Gilliam, Alphan Eşeli ile yönetmenlik serüveni üzerine konuşuyor.

14:00 Pazarlama Çağında Sinema
Marco Mueller, Kirsten Dunst ve Nurgül Yeşilçay
Çağdaş Sinema, bize günümüz dünyası hakkında ne anlatıyor?

15:00 Türkiye Masalları
Murat Daltaban ve Hakan Günday

Türk Edebiyatı’nın tiyatro üzerindeki etkileri

15:00 Haider Ackermann Workshop

16:00 Soru-Cevap – Tilda Swinton, Serra Yılmaz ile…

17:00
Io Sono L’Amore (I Am Love) – Film Gösterimi

Pera Müzesi

17:00 Talented Mr. Ripley – Film Gösterimi

19:00 The Adventures of Baron Munchausen – Film Gösterimi

28 Mayıs 2011, Cumartesi
Pera Müzesi

13:00 Yeni Audi A6 sunar: “Collapse Into Now” film projesi
Michael Stipe, Sophie Calle, Sam Taylor-Wood. Jefferson Hack moderatörlüğünde…
Sam Taylor-Wood ve Sophie Calle gibi sanatçıların, son R.E.M. albümündeki şarkılar için çektikleri kısa filmlerinden oluşan seri.

14:00 Genç Kültür
Dan Colen ve Ryan McGinley
Sokak sanatı ve karşı kültür üzerindeki etkileri

15:00 İngiliz Yönetmen
Sam Taylor-Wood, “The English Patient’ adlı filmi sunuyor. Yönetmen: Anthony Minghella

29 Mayıs 2011, Pazar

Tophane-i Amire Kültür Sanat Merkezi

13:00 Sophie’nin Dünyası
Sophie Calle ile sohbet

14:00 Aşk ve İsyan
Reha Erdem, Fırat Yücel ile…
Reha Erdem Sineması

15:00 Sanatçı X Marka
Courtney Love
Bir Marka Olarak Sanatçı

16:00 Voices of Hope (Umut Sesleri)
Amnesty International – Okuma

17:00 Murathan Mungan, Muammer Brav’ın sorularını cevaplıyor

Pera Müzesi

14:00 Soru-Cevap – Terry Gilliam
14:00
Thomas Dozol Workshop

14:30 The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus – Film Gösterimi

17:00 12 Monkeys – Film Gösterimi


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